HushHush.com offers an apprenticeship but not as we know it

Put aside your outdated images of low-paid apprentices. Cast out of your mind once and for all the idea of apprentices as cheap labour to be exploited by cynical employers.

Last month Recruiter revealed a previous job advert for a luxury product tester for an exclusive online marketplace, dubbed ‘Amazon for millionaires’.

Now it is offering one lucky person an apprenticeship within its luxury concierge service. HushHush.com is looking for the right candidate to help fulfil the wishes of their wealthy clientele, and is willing to pay a £40k (yes, 40 thousand pounds) salary.

After a strict and thorough selection process to ensure that only the best are given the opportunity to fulfil the role, the ‘apprentice’ will enrol on a concierge training course, where they will be trained not only in servicing the needs of their wealthy clients, but also in the etiquette needed in high society.

The role will be based at the HushHush.com head office in London, with  training in Monaco. The successful candidate will be expected to travel to exotic locations around the world, as well as lengthy trips to the USA and Japan. 

While no previous hospitality experience is required, people skills and attitude are everything for this role, so candidates will need to be able to schmooze clients and feel comfortable working in any situation.

HushHush.com collates some of the best unique luxury products available, from superyachts to hypercars to luxury villas and private islands, and partners with sellers to reach their audience.

The job will involve learning how to support wealthy customers with issues affecting the super rich, such as booking a table at an exclusive restaurant, procuring tickets to sold out events and organising private jets.

Aaron Harpin, HushHush.com founder, said: “The reality is, people in these sorts of roles aren’t so different to the ‘average’. The relationships that can be built through these sorts of jobs are something special and we can’t wait for the ‘apprentice’ to start.”

Sounds like a tough gig, but we suppose someone has to do it. Anyone interested in applying for the apprenticeship, click here

• Comment below on this story. You can also tweet us to tell us your thoughts or share this story with a friend. Our editorial email is recruiter.editorial@redactive.co.uk

Vogue publisher launches fashion talent recruitment platform

The publisher of Vogue is launching a recruitment platform aimed at connecting top talent with the world’s leading fashion brands.

12 June 2019

NEW TO THE MARKET: 10-14 JUNE 2019

This week’s launches include: Cordant People, SaveTrees

New to Market 11 June 2019

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 10-14 JUNE 2019

This week’s contracts and deals include: Catapult, Consilium Recruit, Cross Country, DaXtra, Dynistics, Frontline Recruitment, Job.com, Resume-Library, SmartRecruiters, The People Factor, TritonExec

Contracts 10 June 2019

Report reveals effect of uncertainty on hiring plans

Brexit uncertainty has continued to take its toll on hiring, with activity remaining muted in May.

7 June 2019
Top